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Michael Tornikes (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.470
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, wings outspread, holding the sceptre over his right shoulder and the globus in his left hand. Sigla on either side: Μχ :  Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σ̣κ̣ε̣π̣
ρχιγ
μιτοτ
ρνικη̣

σκέπ(οις), ἀρχιγ[έ], Μιχ(αὴλ) το Τ[ο]ρνίκῃ

Translation

σκέποις, ἀρχιγέ, Μιχαὴλ το Τορνίκῃ.

Commander, may you protect Michael Tornikes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.470
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.470
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.470
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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